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CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
has not been resolved but we are doing more teaching about religion today. i was at a conference in new york of many groups interested in religious literacy including many foundations talking about how to improve it and we all agree it is a serious issue. if we are going to live with our differences we have to know more about one another. it is a religious freedom issue. if you don't teach young people about their neighbors we are not going to live well together in the future. in tolerance and hate is grounded in ignorance so we have got to do better. there's only one required religion in the united states in public school but i know about and i would note there is any more and that is in modesto, california and i helped them get that going after a conflict they had. they have done really well. all ninth graders take world religion for a semester and it has been fine. the religious community supported in modesto but there are many world religions electives proliferating. fairfax county has the 11 and maryland has quite a few. not many districts have a lot of world religion electi
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-span. >> at their annual conference, the religion news writers association hosted a discussion about the first amendment and religious freedom. panelists from the aclu, conference of catholic airships, the museum's first amendment center looked at religion in schools, same-sex marriage and the contraception mandate in the new health care law. >> is the song? okay. hello, everybody, welcome. i'm michelle. so, let's get started. covering religion in america means writing about tensions about religious freedom. what does that mean? how far does it go? and who gets it. when i started this nearly eight years ago, i was talking about stephen's book on religious literacy and how to legally break religion more into public schools. the last couple years we have all written a bit about divisions over islam and measures are in the country to limit the use of sharia law and offers to stop mosques from being built. in the past year, we have all reported on the standoff between the american catholic bishops in the white house over the new health care laws mandate for employers to these access to contraception in diff
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
president. he's got romney's arms tied in the same way that the religion right has his arms tied on abortion rights, same-sex, the way the neo cons have his arms tied in terms of foreign policy. >> one question either the moderate or obama should ask, name one issue in which you plan to puck your party, one issue in which you plan to stand up to house republicans, one issue in which you don't plan to govern as a severe conservative as you described your record in massachusetts before you were describing your record as a bipartisan bridge builder. >> would he come out with a sister souljah moment on request? >> that could request. were you a severe conservative or are you the reaching over the aisle -- across the aisle kind of guy? which is it? but you've got to -- as i said before, you have to go at romney the person. it's not romney's policies because those don't really exist. it's romney the man that he's -- >> i agree. that's what i'm working tonight. let's take a look at the promise romney made at the debate last week about keeping his $5 trillion tax cut deficit -- new deficit neutral.
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
of losing weight. >>> some big shifts to report in the religion of americans, specifically the rise of what pollsters call the nuns, not the catholic kind it's spelled none. it means the people who when asked about their religion check the box that says none. while americans are still religious and plenty spiritual, a record number one fifth of us are not affiliated with any specific church. and for the first time in u.s. history, protestants have dropped below half. they now number 48% of the u.s. population. >>> more numbers, apple prices are soaring. for once it's not iphone related. the actual apple crop this year as you may know has been hit hard. we had that record warmth in march, then cold in april, that did huge damage to the blossoms. michigan lost 90% of its crop this year. new york 50%. north carolina, canada also hit hard. a farmer's market in cincinnati says they can't find enough apples to sell. prices could spike up $1 a pound. >>> in the fight to lose weight, there's new research that shows the tried and true, old school weight watchers or other group program method works b
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
of americans who have no religion. about one in five now say they do not belong to an organized religion. but if you're nondenominational, that was not count as protestant. >>> and passions are running high in kansas city, all because of the behavior of some fans at sunday's chiefs game. kansas city quarterback matt cassel sustained a concussion after getting hit in the fourth quarter. classle layed there on the ground. and many chiefs fans were cheering because he was going to be replaced. >> i've already come to the understanding i probably won't live as long because i play this game. that's okay. that's a choice i've made. that's a choice all of us have made. but when you cheer, when you cheer somebody getting knocked out, i don't care who it is, and it just so happened to be matt cassel, it's sickening. >> hard to argue with that. even the baltimore ravens player who hit cassel called the cheering not cool. >> probably going to miss it because he has a concussion. >>> on "monday night football," a still-perfect record for the houston texans. we get all the highlights from espn news.
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of religion or lack of religion. >> i agree. well said. james, do you want to weigh in? >> no. i think if you fool around with these kind of kooky people, sometimes they come up and bite you. a mormon i understand is the church of jesus christ of latter day saint. so the mormon certainly view themselves a christian. that's good enough for me. they've got an expanding great organization. that's their view. and i accept that. i'm not voting for romney because -- not voting for romney because of his religion. i would vote for any number of great democrats that are mormon. that's not a factor to me. he ought to keep his opinions to himself if you ask me. >> i think we all agree on that point. james, thanks very much. ari, thanks to you. as well the first lady of the united states is speaking to a rally in virginia. there she is. when we come back we're going to hear what she has to say. the pace of change is accelerating. the way we... perform, compete and grow. and people are driving this change. that's the power of human resources. the society... for human resource management and its members kn
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm EDT
worldwide providing an intersectional analysis of the ways race, class, sex alty, religion combine with gender to affect women's lives. today this committee is actively involved in the magazine in a number of ways. we suggestion topics for the magazine. we review books, we recruit experts to write for "ms.." and through a foundation grant "ms." sponsored writing work shops to train particularly women study scholars in various media platforms. and i remember one of those meetings where there were the older generation of us and the younger generation of us. and the older generation was i don't know why i need to be on northbound and the younger people were saying this is the way you communicate with your friends. and eleanor smeal said you all have got to get with it. so she brought us kicking and screaming into the 21st century and the magazine has stayed in the forefront of that. in addition, not only are we as scholars there working with the magazine but we're bringing the magazine into the class rooms for our students. "ms." has this wonderful classroom program. and "ms." has alw
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and culture and also a thoughtful scholar on issues of religion and culture and politics and hisham melhem, the washington bureau chief for al arabiya, a seasoned observer of arab politics. with these two gentlemen as our assistance today, we will be able to take a broad look at how the arab world is looking at the united states and the u.s. public is looking at the arab world as the arab awakening continues to create a very uncertain and very fast changing environment. so, i am grateful to all of you for coming and look forward to our discussion and at this point i would like to invite shibley telhami to the podium to present the poll. >> thanks a lot, tammie. it's always great to be here. i'm going to just present not the whole thing but some of the findings so we can get on with the conversation i will present a highlight. i just want to give you a little bit of a picture about this particular poll. it was conducted by knowledge networks sample of 737 that is designed to be a national representative in an internet panel. the methodology is described in the information that we will put a
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is the congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion or the free exercise and stay out of it and leave people alone when it comes to their religion obviously assumes the religion. they believe in god. so i'm not going to revise history to pretend that. i grew up in a religious environment and i am proud of it. i was into the priest. i'm proud of that. i would probably enormously angry right now. so i am grateful for my faith and on and on apologetic about it. >> this is pretty remarkable we started talking a little bit about how it has changed over time. we could have also added to the 19th amendment and women becoming a part of this part of the democratic inclusion. [laughter] but most of the amendments have made it more perfect. they got rid of it. >> ausley understand. >> it is pretty extraordinary. the constitution frees up every american to be eligible for public office, and there is no religious test and that wasn't the prominent feature of the state constitutions. a lot of them actually had religious tests. >> you have the establishment in religion. so, on a unde
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
scratcher. a letter written by albert einstein containing his thoughts on religion. he calls it primitive legend. bidding begins at a whopping, get this, $3 million. >>> play-off baseball, a historic night in the nfl for drew brees. check this out. a monster pileup at nascar's talladega super speedways. >>> all the cold airheading for the middle of the country will miss the west coast. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> very good morning to you. in sports, drew brees's record-setting night led the new orleans saints to their first win of the season. brees broke johnny unitas's 52-year-old record by throwing a touchdown pass his 48th straight game. it was a 40-yard strike to devery henderson in the fourth quarter. brees threw for 370 yards and four touchdowns to beat the san diego chargers 24-21. here now is an early look at all of sunday's nfl scores. games of note, the colts scored a touchdown in the final seconds for a stunning comeback win over the packers. tom brady won the battle of the marquee quarterbacks, leading the patriots to a 31-21 victory over pey
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
? well, a pew research study finds many are opting out of religion altogether. nearly one in five say they are nothing in particular, agnostic or atheist. that's an 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil samples, but now that work is on hold because nasa wants to find out if a bright object spotted on the ground is part of the vehicle or something more. >>> and this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in colombia. amateur matadors got into the ring and tried to show the bull who was boss. not too successfully. 19 were hurt. >>> here is an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow dropped 26 points yesterday. the s&p down five. the nasdaq lost 23. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei assembled 93 points. in hong kong the hang seng gained 112. stocks have been on a strong run, but right now earnings and europe's on going debt drama are threatening markets' momentum. just this morning, chancellor angela merkel arrived in greece to show solidarity. many greeks bl
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
finds many ochting out of religion. one in five say they are nothing in particular, agnostic or atheist. an 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil sampleless. now nasa wants to find out if a bright object found on the ground is part of the vehicle or something more. >>> and this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in columbia. amateur mattadors got into the ring and tried to show the bull who was boss. >>> one of the things trending on nbc.com, people have found it's possible to be too clean. a study done over the summer found that amish children raised on farms were less likely to develop allergies and asthma. a child's immune system were stronger at fighting off allergies. researchers advise using good old soap and water instead of overusing hand sanitizers. >>> and now here's an early hook at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow dropped 29 points, the s&p was down 5 and the nasdaq dropped 23. in overseas trading, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 93 points but in hong kong the hang seng gained 112
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
support for the girls there are signs that some believe religion has no place here including 2005 graduate lindsay. >> once you start doing it it's a slippery slope. here it's a very big christian community but what if somebody came out and wanted to put out a scripture from the koran or torah on it. you do it for one group you have to do it for everybody. >> if the judge says you can't do this any more what would it be like for you >> it would be crushing to our emphasis and football team and many of our citizens. >>> a football game sparked trouble in morgantown, west virginia. fans celebrating a victory started more than 40 fires in the street or in trash containers. five people were arrested. that kind of thing happens out there. coming up after your local news on cbs "this morning" newly uncovered audiotapes of president nixon's private conversations. i'm terrell brown. this is the morning news. and boost. ergent they keep my whites looking like new, wash after wash. that's my tide. so ditch the brown bag for something better. like our bacon ranch quesadillas or big mouth burger bites
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. it would translate religion and christianity in particular in progressive politics around helping the poor or preserving the environment. the entire movement emerging that is challenging the irs, that is defying the ban on political endorsement is a conservative movement. >> those behind the campaign are already daring the irs on to sue them. here's what the laws ths, a tax-exempt religious organization is a legal entity that did not participate in or sbemp in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. so has any church or any one faced a penalty as a result? >> there are very occasional penalties. really it seems like a handful every year, but there's not a wide number by any stretch. what you say is exactly right. this is an attempt by a conservative networks of pastors and lawyers to really challenge this law. the law dates back to 1954. it's been on the books now for over 60 years, and what they want to do is to get a church penalized so they can challenge the law and take this to court and attempt to get this ban overturned. we'll see if it works. >> so i gue
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
they are against abortion for everybody. i did not realize religion played such a big part again to of the government, or should play any part of ventura the government. you can have your personal views, but as far as making choices for other people, i think that is wrong. and will probably be a the downfall of their campaign. >> for you, that question at the end about personal life and religion was an important one? >> yes, i was raised a catholic. it is your own choice. i would not make a choice for somebody else's medical condition or their choice of what they want to do with their life, especially not a choice about their own body. >> thank you for your call. cnn had a debate clock. they stopped at these numbers. 41 minutes for vice president by dan and 40 minutes 12 seconds for congressman paul ryan. let's hear next from betty from houston. turn down your tv volume, please. >> yes, thank you. i thought the debate is very good. yes or a democrat, and i found buys president biden was very clear. he was concise. he was a very factual. i did not feel that credibility with paul r
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 2:00pm PDT
the time, christians all the time. it's words. if you are so insecure about your religion that somebody making a joke about it, forces you to have to kill them, that says a lot about the religion. >> bob: they overretake this stuff. >> greg: their problem. overreaction. >> dana: gives them an excuse that is false an lie, it was about a video makes it worse. i tells our enemies we are not on the ball. >> greg: president obama believed in his heart that it was our fault. and that's where -- i keep asking where is the source that made him think that the video was at fault, in his heart. >> kimberly: he is the source. >> dana: they cut the video for the pakistan psa for $70,000 to do a psa to let the pakistanis know it wasn't the video. >> kimberly: that apology tour. you in your heart and your head don't belief the nonsense. they lied to american people and committed act of declassifying terrorist act 24 hours of it happening. >> bob: i do not believe president obama blames us and not terrorists. that's crazy. >> greg: you are one of the biggest critics of the muslim treatment of coptic ch
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
garden and p.f. chang's. it's like an emerging religion. some churches now offer gluten-free communion wafers. this is no longer a fad. it's a business. >> why are you eating gluten-free? >> because she's eating it. >> okay. >> what is gluten? >> some kind of wheat. >> gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, so it's in baked goods and cereals, but because it acts as a sticky binding agent, it's also in soups, gravies, sauces, salad dressings, even hot dogs and ketchup. but some people just can't digest gluten. if they eat it, they'll get sick. about 1% of americans have ciliak disease, coming with rashes or joint pain. what's interesting is that there aren't nearly enough people who have medical problems with gluten to explain the giant surge in gluten-free products. >> we know have over 300 gluten-free products. >> don is a marketing manager for general mills. >> ranging from yogurt, progressive soups, all the way to our chex flavors as well as betty crocker. >> is there any scientific proof that if you're not part of that extremely small minority of americans who are sen
CBS
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
over football and religion. a judge has to decide whether cheerleaders can use religious messages during games. >>> and with more how the controversy is playing out. >> reporter: good morning. the game was the first since a judge heard arguments about whether the cheerleaders must stop using biblical messages. around here religion and high school football are two things people are passionate about. friday night under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different, a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle. the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when it was claimed they violated the separation of church and state. the judge allowed the practice to continue until he rules and last night there were more religious signs than ever before. and friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitut
CNBC
Oct 9, 2012 9:00pm EDT
on the middle class, and that his own republican party has gone too far with its anti-tax religion. >> tax cutting is a religion. what do you mean by that? >> well, it's become, in the sense, an absolute-- something that can't be questioned, something that's gospel, something that's sort of embedded in the catechism. and so scratch the average republican today, and he'll say, "tax cuts, tax cuts, tax cuts." >> cut taxes. >> cutting taxes. >> make the tax cuts permanent. >> it's rank demagoguery. we should call it for what it is. if these people were all put into a room on penalty of death to come up with how much they could cut, they couldn't come up with $50 billion when the problem is $1.3 trillion. so to stand before the public and rub raw this anti-tax sentiment, the republican party, as much as it pains me to say this, should be ashamed of themselves. >> this from ronald reagan's old budget director, architect of the largest tax cut in american history? but he doesn't let the democrats off the hook. he says he cringes when he hears the president say things like this. >> i believe we o
MSNBC
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm PDT
this is somewhat problematic, isn't it? >> the real religion in america is race. the whiteness of romney has obscured all concerns about his mormonis mormonism. the reality is president obama who shares the same faith as the grahams, as an evangelical in america, is denied legitimate access to the realm of, if you will, sacred space that now mitt romney has been admitted to which lets us know your politics are more important than your religion. all that blafter and bluster about paying obesance to god is wrong. >> thank you, gentlemen. much more from kentucky when we come back. do stay with us. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. >>> can i call you joe? >> you can call me joe. >> barack obama and senator o'biden, you have
PBS
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, the largest muslim population. is that more of a question of religion or geography or when you talk about geography you're talking about religion? >> it's about technology creating new geographical communities where you can have a pan islam. my previous book was about the indian ocean. >> rose: "monsoon" as i remember. >> right and the islam in southeast asia is very diffeent --. >> rose: you talk to them and that's what they tell you. >> but because of technology muslims from one part of the greater middle east to the other part and to the muslim community in southeast asia can now interact with each other and rediscover their faith as a unit rather than a separate groups. so it creates a new geography of islam. it's still about space so each place interacts with every other so in ordeto dersnd iyou have to understand the connections and disaggregate it and understand that people become engaged about who owns the mountains in kashmir. best example is india and china. india and china, two gate civilizations, developed completely separated divided by the high wall of the himalayas. now ind
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
whose say they have no preligion. one in five say they do not belong to a religion. interesting peek into the spiritual state of the nation. >> first time dropped below 50%. if you are a nondenominational christian and don't associate yourself as protestant which i would say i am protestant. i go to nondenominational church. you don't fall into the protestant category. christians who are nondenoms, isn't a protestant. >> in an election year, through the political prism. the study fond americans with no religion support, abortion rights and gay marriage at a higher rate than the u.s. public at large and most of the people tend to vote democratic as well. you wonder if the increase in nonreligious folks, identify as nonreligious if that tips any political scale in election year. a slowly evolving thing. but, interesting look into america. >> but a fir tst. >> it is. >> your tuesday forecast. showers in the upper midwest, twin cities, green bay. spreading later to chicago and kansas city. morning sprinkle in the northeast. thunderstorms in florida. scattered showers in bay area. >> of 7
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
a pastor who is now bringing religion into a political conversation when you use comparing these people to demons. what do you say to the people who say that maybe this is not a place that the church should venture into. i mean, this is a political conversation. you should be more concerned about saving souls and leading a congregation. >> well, that's why organizations coin the phrase souls to the polls. jesus once said, render unto caesar and render unto god what is god's. we have government ordained by god. if you look at moses, he was involved in government. if you look at joseph, he was involved in government. all throughout the bible, i mean, in the bible you see strong personalities who were involved in government. it is a right. we must support those things that will provide the quality of life and will provide a standard of living for human beings. so, any time you suppress that, any time you take away that, it has to be demonic and diabolical. >> the last question, i want to talk about policy, aside from politics. and the president endorsed gay marriage as a policy. do you thi
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
should not do that. and it is against mormon religion to invest in a casino and things like that. it's against their religion. but she knew about it and let mitt romney do it, just to make money. she is -- ann romney is 10 times worse than mitt romney. she's not a regular woman. host: now back to samson. caller: i am really concerned about global human rights and education in africa and ethiopia. -- especially in africa and ethiopia. debating about human rights and so for at. so forth. host: and this message -- pauline is in virginia on the republican line. caller: good morning. i am glad to get through to you. i met ann romney at a rally and she's one of the most graceful and motherly type of people you could ever meet. i do think spouses make a difference, because they see their husband in a different light than the public. when they get out in the rallies, the media and different people tried to bring them down if they are against them. i think that's a spouse can give greater insight to what kind of person they're husband or wife is. she is a very graceful person. michelle obama
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
of first amendment and government will not impede or endorse practice of religion. where do you see the conflict going. >> it isitutional. what the court said repeatedly what matters is history and context. look at the history of this memorial. it was erected in 1929 to honor 49 men who gave their lives in prince george cone. it would be a travity if it had to be moved or torn down. >> so at this point though, the fact that the other side is arguing that it does infringe on the first amendment, how do you respond to that? >> well, the supreme court said in the 10 commandment's case what matters is history and context. here we have history. purpose of this is honoring the veterans . also we have context. it doesn't sit alone. it sits with other moniments. there is a memor to korean and vietnam veterans. it is where a battle was in the 1812. and so the supreme court would say and that this is constitutional. we can't disrespect our veterans by second guessing what they chose. >> and you disagree as i understand it. >> no disrespect is intended. i think we should have a secular war mem
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00am PDT
. we'll talk about the first amendment and with regard to religion, how? >> religion clauses are the first part of the first amendment it was very, very important to the founders and the key words are free exercise of religion. that means more than just able to worship the knod - god of your choice but live the dictates of your religion. in 1990, the supreme court started to change that provision. the supreme court simply said. state and federal governments can now infringe on religious freedom as long as they do it in a neutral fashion. with obama care you can see even religious organization have to subsidize abortion and in the case of sandra fluke who was in the democratic convention. >> gretchen: it is the naked constitution. check it out. it is on sale today. do you think a victim of a shooting should hold a gun maker responsible? did jack have to die when the titantic went down? wait until you see what they found out. happy birthday to scotty mcquery. so much success. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] you can always measure the growth of your children by the way they cle
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